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Random health and exercise thoughts

Discussion in 'Health & Body' started by Eason, Dec 20, 2009.

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  1. GraphicNovelty

    GraphicNovelty Distinguished Member

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    Yeah, they're short but not excessively so. I had them go to the shorter side 'cause i like that stylistically (also 'cause the jacket's a bit long if the sleeves are on the shorter side it makes it look less dad-jacket-y.)

    I wish they made them in more colors than black tho.
     
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  2. joshuadowen

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    2x bodyweight squat is a totally reasonable goal.
     


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    Yup, that's why i never buy Uniqlo jackets or even their shirts. Sleeves end comically above my wristbone. Their recent oxfords / flannels are better, but obvious that the sleeves are cut short.

    Btw, what is average time needed to get to legit 320 squat @ 160 bw, assuming no weight gainz? 1 year?
     
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    Exrx is my go-to for all questions of this nature. 320 at 160 is approx "advanced" which implies "An individual with multi-year training experience with definite goals in the higher levels of competitive athletics." However, what chances do you think someone at 6'2 160 is ever gonna squat 320?
     


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    Yea fo real. I trained with someone who was 6 2 and I always had a heavier squat due to leverage.
     


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    My manlet bro (5'5) @ my uni gym squats 4 plates easy.

    He also does 10 kg shoulder halos balancing on a med ball + 320 lb parallel squats on a bosu.

    Whole gym literally watches in awe when he does those.

    Kinda chubby though, he's like 16% bf.
     
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    I did close to 352lb I think at 180ish and 6'3" in just over a year so a year sounds about right.
     
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    But us tall fuckers got you beat on pull days.
     


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    roguefitness and elitefts are both having "just okay" black friday sales... might find something you're looking for
     


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    Thoughts on carb nite so far:

    - Today is day 5. Bf went to 11% to 9.6%. (tanitha scale but heck a decrease is a decrease)
    - Alot more defined, but also lost size (dropped from 73kg to 71.5kg, also body definitely looks smaller)
    - Felt light headed throughout the day (is this normal???)
    - I think I'm having trouble sleeping.

    I think I gonna consume more protein, hate feeling like a malnourished person. Brb knocking down 2 eggs and a carton of milk.

    But lower bw allowed me to do more pull-ups. hit 3 x 10 today with a 10kg plate and belt.
     
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    this guy at age 6 is a better lifter than most itt ever

     


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    deadlifted 3 plates for 3 reps, pretty hard. Watched really skinny kids leg pressing about 250kg with 1/10th ROM, not sure why they do this, makes them look way more retarded than using 100kg with good ROM.
     


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    Bwuahaha adding that to the list of rediculois shit I say in the gym.
     


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